Young readers will find themselves immersed in art history with this large-format coloring book that provides hours of fun with great educational opportunities along the way. Filled with imaginative drawings and sketches to color in and paint, this book features all twelve large plates and many more individual scenes from Annabelle von Sperber’s Where’s the Artist?
book. Arranged chronologically, each scene depicts a critical juncture in the history of art: from the temples of ancient Egypt to Leonardo da Vinci’s studio. The drawings encourage coloring and learning about artistic movements and personalities, making this a source of information as well as a welcome outlet for the artist in all of us.
November 21, 2017
Annabelle Von Sperber is the illustrator of Where’s the Artist? (Prestel). She teaches illustration at the Academy for Illustration and Design in Berlin.
"Perhaps not just for kids, The Great Big Art History Colouring Book
by Annabelle Von Sperber provides hours of fun for all ages. Each of the 12, large pages features scenes from iconic pieces of art, filled with sketches to color-in how you like. From Leonardo da Vinci’s studio to the temples of ancient Egypt, the fun book offers plenty of educational moments along the way." -My Modern Met